How to Detect Hard Water In Your Home

Monday, June 7th, 2021

closeup-hands-under-waterToday, we’d like to discuss hard water in your home.

We get a lot of questions surrounding hard water. We know it’s a topic that is a little confusing from the vantage point of homeowners. It’s not always something you’re going to notice right away. If you’re wondering if you’re struggling with hard water at home, we’re going to help you determine this today.

If you read through this blog and realize that you are, in fact, struggling with hard water, then you should schedule an appointment with one of our plumbers in Buckeye, AZ. We’re here to make sure that hard water never becomes a detriment to your home. (more…)

Ways You Can Tell Your House Has Hard Water

Monday, February 15th, 2021

salt-based-water-softenerHard water is a common problem affecting residential water supplies. Even the best water treatment plants can’t prevent it, since most hard water minerals enter the water after it has left the treatment plant and is on its way toward homes. The minerals of hard water (primarily magnesium and various calcites) seep through the ground and into the freshwater pipes.

Hard water isn’t unhealthy to drink. In fact, you want some amount of these minerals in your water because they’re essential minerals for good health. But too high a level of these minerals is bad for the plumbing in a house and creates inconveniences with cleaning and bathing. It can even wreck important water-using appliances; the water heater is especially susceptible to damage due to hard water. 

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Water Treatment Will Improve Your Quality of Life

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

water-filtration-systemWe’re not trying to scare you, but there are probably a ton of things wrong with your water. Harmful minerals, pesticides, too much alkaline… All of it can affect your quality of life and your health.

It’s not that your municipal water isn’t good enough, but not every city filters water the same way, and that can leave a lot of room for error. What better way to end your concerns, then, by having all your water treated before it reaches your home?

Below, we’ve listed a few benefits to having a water treatment system that will seriously change your quality of life (and even save you money).

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Why You Need a Water Softener in Your Home

Monday, April 20th, 2015

Have you ever noticed a chalky, white substance collecting around the taps in your home? What about in your shower? If so, you almost certainly have a hard water problem. Hard water is water that has a high mineral content, and is common to many areas of the United States. Though municipal water treatment procedures remove a lot of the harmful chemicals and minerals that might be present in your water, it is often not enough to completely soften hard water. If not addressed, hard water can actually cost you hundreds of dollars in repairs to your plumbing system. Read on to find out why hard water is such a problem, and how a water softener can solve it for you. (more…)

Drain Symptoms that Indicate a Need for Professional Attention

Monday, April 13th, 2015

Your drains are an important part of your plumbing system, responsible for funneling waste out of your house discreetly and conveniently. They also happen to be one of the best ways to tell if you need plumbing service. By paying close attention to the state of your drains, you can identify signs of potential issues elsewhere in your plumbing system.

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